One of your best friends has decided to study MBBS in Russia. They have gone through all the formalities, got their passport and visa ready, went through a lot of university applications and finally are ready to fly. Because of the huge competition in India, both you and your friend couldn’t secure a seat in MBBS in India. While your friend has decided to study MBBS in Russia, you, on the other hand, have decided to wait for another year and try again instead of going for MBBS admission in Russia because you are apprehensive about it. But, the truth is you are not ready to go out of your comfort zone and try something new. It is time for you to step out of your comfort zone and take the risk.
Studying abroad has many benefits and one of the most important ones is when you take the leap of faith and decide to just go for it. Of course, you will need some expert advice on which country to choose, university to choose etc. for which it is advised to go to a global education counselling expert. You will get to know all the nuances of studying abroad. If you still have your doubts, let’s look at some of the benefits of studying abroad.
- Foreign Language Experience
Depending on which country you are going to study abroad, you will have to learn a new way of speaking English or a completely new language. You will be using your body language, facial expressions and gestures to communicate your message and to decipher what others are saying. This will help you a lot in understanding the people of your host country, especially useful if you are studying MBBS abroad. This will help you in developing cross cultural communication skills that will help you in your future career.
- Get to see the world
One of the important and biggest reason you should consider to study abroad is the opportunity it provides to see the world. You will experience a brand new country, customs, activities, and outlooks. For example, if you choose to study MBBS in Russia you will get to see the scenic beauty of Russia, their historical monuments, natural wonders and monuments. Also, you will learn to adapt and live in extreme cold conditions of Russia. Travel will hugely benefit a person in looking at the world from a new perspective and helps in understanding people better, which is an important trait for a doctor.
- Learning to live away from home
All your life, you have stayed in the comfort of your home and home food cooked by mom. You will realize the importance of that once you start living on your own, especially in a foreign country with language, culture and food habits difference. You will find it extremely hard to adjust in the beginning but as you gain experience, you will appreciate the freedom you gain from living alone. You may even develop a liking and decide to settle in your host country.
You will get to experience different styles of education by going for a study abroad. Education and how it is taught is not similar in all the countries. Different countries have different approaches. Less study time and more practical and research time of some of the countries will help in understanding the subject better.
If you are still apprehensive about the cost and fee structure of studying in a foreign country, most of the countries have similar expenditure costs as India. Take MBBS in Russia for example. Cost of MBBS in Russia is actually less than that in India because there is no donation fee. MBBS fee is Russia is also more or less same compared to India. It comes around 4 to 5 lakhs per year. Take that leap of faith and go for study abroad for a life changing experience.